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Should I retake the SAT if my score is below my target?

Hey guys! I recently took the SAT and my score is a bit below my target. I'm considering retaking the test, but I'm not sure if it's worth it. Do colleges look down on multiple SAT attempts? Any advice would be appreciated!

10 months ago

Hello! Retaking the SAT can definitely be a good idea if your score is below your target, especially if you feel that you can improve with additional preparation. Colleges generally do not look down on multiple SAT attempts, as they typically consider your highest score or even superscore (combining the highest section scores from different test dates). It's important to give yourself enough time for preparation before retaking the test. You should consider factors like your study habits, the availability of prep resources, and the time left before college application deadlines. If you think you can improve your score and it's crucial for the colleges you're aiming for, go for it! Just remember not to neglect other aspects of your application, such as extracurricular activities and essays, as they play a significant role in the admissions process as well. Good luck!

10 months ago

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